Newsletter

Whether you’re a partner looking to take your career to the next level or a law firm seeking out the best talent, there’s a good chance you won’t achieve the success you’re hoping for without a plan based on a comprehensive and current understanding of the market. With this newsletter, our aim is to provide you with information and analysis that will inform more strategic decisions.

Once a quarter, we’ll send you our list of partner moves throughout Texas, as well as a few quick notes on the newsworthy trends we’re seeing. Keep reading to learn about this quarter’s goings-on!

2021 Q1 Newsletter: Leveling Out

2021 Q1 Newsletter: Leveling Out

Highlights for the first quarter of 2021: moves drop as firms respond to external uncertainty; February storm freezes hires; health care practice area surges; nearly all moves split between DFW and Houston…

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2020 Q3 Newsletter: Still Bullish on Texas

2020 Q3 Newsletter: Still Bullish on Texas

Highlights for the third quarter of 2020: non-Texas-based firms pick up the pace; pandemic not really reflected in practice area hires; Houston making noise with office opening; comparing year-over-year shows bullish Texas market…

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2020 Q2 Newsletter: What does the future hold?

2020 Q2 Newsletter: What does the future hold?

Highlights for the second quarter of 2020: several groups are weathering the storm better than others, including native Texas firms, middle market firms and the Dallas market; pent-up lateral hires in second half of 2020 could result in more moves than 2019…

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2020 Q1 Newsletter: Act Now or Wait and See

2020 Q1 Newsletter: Act Now or Wait and See

Highlights for the first quarter of 2020: huge start to Q1 outpacing 2019 and 2018; more M&A partner moves than all of last year; Dallas keeps hot streak with new office openings; now isn’t the time for “wait-and-see”…

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2019 Q4 Newsletter: 100 Attorneys

2019 Q4 Newsletter: 100 Attorneys

Highlights for 2019: Texas remains strong despite drop in overall partner movement; non-Texas-based firms netted 66% of moves; Houston and Dallas dominated statewide market; Corporate Litigation moves hot, no sign of cooling…

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2019 Q3 Newsletter: Hiring Post-Merger

2019 Q3 Newsletter: Hiring Post-Merger

Highlights for the third quarter of 2019: partner moves leveling off after 2018 new office boom and subsequent slow down; smaller markets getting squeezed out of the attorney race; a look at two Texas firms 18 months post merger and their potential to start attracting talent in 2020…

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2019 Q2 Newsletter: Siren Song of National Prestige

2019 Q2 Newsletter: Siren Song of National Prestige

Highlights for the second quarter of 2019: partner moves on the rise after sluggish spring; Houston regaining attorney foothold following Dallas boom; Commercial Litigation movement remains active; and local Am Law firms continue losing talent to larger non-Texas-based and smaller Texas firms…

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2019 Q1 Newsletter: Luring the M&A Lawyer

2019 Q1 Newsletter: Luring the M&A Lawyer

Highlights for the first quarter of 2019: the departures to out-of-state-based firms slowed; Houston is edging out Dallas in the attorney move count; March was particularly stagnant; and M&A is still the hottest ticket in town…

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